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19:38
19:38

Government Denies Plan to Abolish Pastoralism, Says Nomadism Must Go 1 4

For centuries the country has suffered both external and internal conflicts with migrating pastoral communities clashing over water and pastures, and at times with indigenous pastoralists or cultivators, but also it is blamed for spreading diseases.
17:40
17:40

VP Alupo Blames Poor Agriculture Productivity on Low Extension Services 1 1

“Given the numerous water bodies, we are endowed with, we are equally well-placed in the fisheries industry and everybody should be happy to note that we are on a fast road of improvement in the animal industry. Our main challenge however, is the fact that our farmers have not been able to exploit this potential which results in low productivity, low quality of products and limited value addition.” VP Jessica Alupo.
14:17
14:17

Sironko Recieves UGX 800M To Support Scale Irrigation 2

Janet Nafuya, Sironko District Agriculture Officer, says that the money is already on the district accounts waiting for extension workers to complete sensitizing the beneficiaries from the targeted sub-counties to start distributing the pumps.
07:39
07:39

Six Herdsmen Arrested for Violating Livestock Quarantine in Gulu Gulu District 1 2

Stephen Odong Latek, the Gulu Resident District Commissioner, says the herdsmen were transporting 132 cattle into the district without any valid identification.
06:55
06:55

Lack of Facilitation, Equipment Frustrating Community Wildlife Scouts 3

Johnson Odera Acellam, the Orom Sub County LC III Chairperson says that despite UWA’s recruitment of community scouts in the area as part of the strategy to manage problem animals to their dismay there has been limited response.
10:28
10:28

Gulu District Seeks Additional 6,000 FMD Vaccines Palaro Sub County 1 1 Top story

According to Latek, the district has written another letter to MAAIF seeking more vaccines in order to cover the entire district, adding that the only communication they received is that their request is yet to be granted.
23:58
23:58

Matooke Prices Shoot Up In Luwero District sweet potatoes 4 1

Deogratius Bukenya the Chairperson of Luwero Central Market says that during the weekend, they had no single bunch of matooke in the market over shortage from farmers.
12:40
12:40

Pictorial: Prime Minister Nabbanja Visits Flood Affected District of Amolatar impassible roads 15

The Prime Minister who arrived in the district aboard a chopper was assessing the magnitude of damage as well as following up on the relief food which delivered by the OPM to over 200 persons displaced by floods and currently living in a camp.
07:59
07:59

Kiruhura District Authorities Worried Of New FMD Wave 2 1

In June this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries lifted the six-month quarantine imposed on the district to contain the spread of FMD. The quarantine saw a ban on the sale of cattle and their products.
07:40
07:40

Farmers Advised to Grow Alternative Crops To Mitigate Elephants Invasion Orom Subcounty 3 1

Samuel Amanya, the Chief Warden at Kidepo Valley National Park, says that they are proposing to start sensitizing locals on taking non-food crops cultivation around conservation areas to avoid encountering losses to elephants.
16:43
16:43

Omoro Farmers Eye Large Scale Piggery Business Odek Sub-County 5 1

More than 40 individual farmers have been identified by the District Agriculture Department to benefit from the piggery agribusiness expected to enhance their household income, and improve livelihoods.
14:18
14:18

Atiak Sub-County Leaders Task Pastoralists to Fence Grazing Land Balalu pastoralists 1 2

Samuel Akera, the LCIII Chairperson said the pastoralists are wandering with an estimated 10,000 animals in the four parishes of Pachilo, Pupwonya, Parwaca and Okidi causing devastation to crops like cassava, rice, groundnuts and maize among others.
11:27
11:27

Poor Roads Hindering Transportation of Cane in Amuru 1

The Executive Director of Horyal Investments Holdings Limited, Mohammed Abdi Mohamoud says they have opted for the longer route because the poor roads make it impossible for trucks to access the factory using the shorter routes.
18:31
18:31

Cattle Disease in Lyantonde Caused by Tick Resistance to Acaricides 1 2

The State Minister for Agriculture, Bright Rwamirama on Friday said that in some areas of Lyantonde the cows were not responding to the acaricides which caused several tick-borne related diseases leading to deaths.
11:09
11:09

500 Tons of Plastic Waste Recovered in Masaka 2 3

Reverend Father James Ssendege, the founder of Masaka recycling initiative says the total tonnage of plastic waste materials has been accumulated in the last four years they have been operating in the greater Masaka districts.
09:38
09:38

Ntungamo Pineapple Farmers Baffled by New Disease 1 4

The bacterial disease called mealybug has been reported in Nyongozi parish in Nyamukana Town council and affects the plant as small insects that put a web cover leaving it to dry.
15:12
15:12

UGX 2,000 Cotton Price Excites Farmers in Acholi cotton farming 3 1

Jolly Sabune, the Chief Executive Officer CDO says this is the second-highest indicative price set for cotton, in the country and notes that it’s an incentive for farmers to boost cotton production.
15:21
15:21

900 Displaced by Floods in Napak District

Moses Eriaku, the Vice-Chairperson of Aolio Village said many people are now sleeping in the cold and urged for help from well-wishers.
14:26
14:26

Rukiga Farmers Receive Produce Storage Facility, Coffee Huller Machine 1 2

The boost is being implemented under Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) with support from World Bank.
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